Art Agenda: Ravi Shankar

Interview with Ravi Shankar, Poet-in-Residence at Central Connecticut State University. Ravi recently co-edited a new book, Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond, and contributed to Ellen Sussman’s Dirty Words: A Literary Encyclopedia of Sex. He is also a faculty member of this week’s Wesleyan Writers Conference.

He will be participating in a Dirty Words literary reading at Real Art Ways in Hartford on June 23 at 7:45pm, and at the Green Street Arts Center in Middletown on June 24 at 7:30pm.

Interview excerpted from The Art Agenda. Originally broadcast on 88.1fm, WESU, Middletown on June 12 2008.

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